April 27, 2009
Posted: 09:30 AM ET
That's significant, as TechCrunch notes, because Facebook largely has sought to control information on its site. The announcement could lead to programs that allow social media users with several profiles - one on Facebook, on Twitter, on Google, etc. - to update information through a central hub.
More on that from TechCrunch:
The Journal says Facebook is taking a cue from Twitter, which has been all over the news lately and has seen rapid growth in the past year:
A formal announcement is expected at 1 p.m. ET, TechCrunch says.
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